Every year on January 27, the
victims of the Holocaust are remembered worldwide. The memorial day was
established by the United Nations in 2005 to honor all those that lost
their lives in this horrible episode of our history.
The Holocaust is especially painful to the Dutch since given their very
well kept civil records that included faith specifics and collaboration of
the Dutch NSB party (Nationaal Socialistische Beweging, meaning National
Socialist Movement), an astonishing over 100,000 Jewish people were deported
easily and murdered in concentration camps such as Auschwitz and Sobibor.
As a comparison, in Germany –the heart of the fascist movement and a country
about nine times bigger than the Netherlands– about 160,000 Jews shared the
same horrible fate...
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